The Historical Phrase Book: Regency~Medieval Edition by Leanne BurroughsThe Historical Phrase Book: Regency~Medieval Edition by Leanne Burroughs

The Historical Phrase Book: Regency~Medieval Edition

byLeanne Burroughs

Paperback | January 18, 2017

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Writing a novel is a huge undertaking. For those of you who embark on this worthy venture, be aware that the industry changes daily, and you need to make your work shine. The Historical Phrase Book ~ Regency-Medieval Edition is the perfect resource to give your writing the edge it needs to stand out from others.

This extensive guide has thousands of commonly used  historical descriptives—aka tags—that can make the pages of your work as vivid, colorful and dramatic as you can create. You are limited only by the boundaries of your own imagination. So, let it soar!

Inside this exhaustive treasury you'll find valuable categories intended for the hard working writer, neatly organized, with sub-sections ready to give your artistry a boost.

The book contains such categories as  Regency, Victorian, Edwardian, Georgian, Medieval, Scottish and Irish. Of course, no phrase book would be complete without physical descriptors for your characters, i.e. Actions and Physical Attributes, There are categories such as Rankings, Dwellings, Clothing, Foodstuffs, Drinking, Games, Herbs/Illnesses, Horses, Swearing, and Christmas to name just a few. And for the romance writer, there is a complete section on romance, including Lovemaking.

The categories include extensive in-depth detail. You'll also find numerous research facts to jumpstart your creativity. So flip through the pages and let your ingenuity soar; there is no limit to what you can create.

Title:The Historical Phrase Book: Regency~Medieval EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:286 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.64 inPublished:January 18, 2017Publisher:Highland PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1942606214

ISBN - 13:9781942606215

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents1. England: Regency ~ Victorian ~ Edwardian~ Georgian A. Time Periods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09 B. Ranking/Status. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09 C. Dwellings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 D. Furnishings/Fixtures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 E. Actions/Activities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 F. Dancing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 G. Time/Time Frames . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 H. Clothing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 I. Bow/Curtsy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 J. Glasses/Quizzing Glass/Lorgnette. . . . . . . . . . 43 K. Timepiece/Watch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 L. Servants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 M. Conveyances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 N. Foodstuffs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 O. Manners. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 P. Drinking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Q. Swearing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 R. Monies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 S. Games. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 T. Places . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 U. Gentleman's Clubs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 V. Working Class/Lower Class Professions. . . . . 65 W. Extras . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 2. Medieval ~ Scottish ~ Irish A. Medieval . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 1) Dwellings/Furnishings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 2) Swords/Fighting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 3) Clothing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 4) Drinking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 5) Foodstuffs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 6) Things to Do/Chores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 7) Horses . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 8) Extras. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 B. Scottish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 C. Irish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 D. Extras. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 3. Christmas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 4. Laughing/Smiling/Crying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146 5. Limbs ~ Arms/Hands/Legs/Shoulders. . . . . . . . . . . 174 6. Room Décor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192 7. Miscellaneous. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 8. Anger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 9. Frowning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20710. Face . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20811. Blush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21912. Eyes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22013. Sleeping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25014. Romance A. Romance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253 B. Kissing C. Love D. Heart E. Emotions F. Lovemaking G. Afterglow H. Extras